Seconds literally ticked away on the old grandfather clock in the next room.
Her grandfather knew my father a long time ago.
That theorizes if you travel in time and kill your grandfather before your father is conceived, would you simply not be?
My grandfather, Caspar Keller's son, "entered" large tracts of land in Alabama and finally settled there.
His name was originally Edmund Fiske Green, but in 1855 he took the name of a great-grandfather, John Fiske.
He was like a grandfather to her.
Grandfather Ed was the one who made contact with Paul.
He first asserted his power by literally throwing to the dogs the last of his boyar tyrants, and shortly afterwards announced his intention of assuming the title of tsar, a title which his father and grandfather had coveted but never dared to assume publicly.
I do recall hearing about the grandfather paradox.
My grandfather had a local Carnegie Library.
"I think grandfather likes you," he said one morning to Carmen.
He's Eric Campbell's grandfather on his mother's side.
Your grandfather never said he found him.
Edward heard the stories from father who heard them from Grandfather Quincy who took copious notes.
I guess my grandfather was at one time a friend of Mr. Tim's.
As Easterners, Brady and his brothers continued the legacy their father and grandfather had of serving as the military advisors to the politicians that Tim's Western family bred.
What your grandfather planned with mine so long ago is about to happen.
His grandfather had an almost subservient relationship to Tim's, but Brady had left the shadows on many occasions to remind Tim of what really mattered when the politician's ego started to get the best of him.
His grandfather, Gregorio Brunacci, of an ancient family of Pisa, had changed his name in order to become heir to a certain marchese di Consalvi.
He succeeded his grandfather Leotychides upon the banishment of the latter, his father having already died.
His father, Arthur van Sittart (1691-1760), and his grandfather, Peter van Sittart (1651-1705), were both wealthy merchants and directors of the Russia company.
In the following year, by the death, of Ferdinand of Aragon, his maternal grandfather, and the incapacity of his mother Joanna, who had become hopelessly insane, he succeeded to the crowns of Castile and Aragon, which carried with them large possessions in Italy and the dominion, of the New World of America.
His grandfather was a small farmer in county Kildare, and his mother was the daughter of a captain in the merchant service.
Law Desiderius, the last Lombard king, in 774, and when he received the circlet of the empire from Leo Ill, at Rome ~fl 800, he did but complete and ratify the compact offered to his grandfather, Charles Martel, by Gregory III.
He seized the first opportunity of annexing Saluzzo, which had been lost to Savoy in the last two reigns, and renewed the disastrous policy of his grandfather Charles III.
The domestic order and tranquillity of the kingdom had been restored by his painstaking father, but Poland had shrunk territorially since the age of his grandfather Boleslaus I., and it was the aim of Boleslaus II.
The moral training which he received from his grandfather and his mother must have been all but perfect.
I Capitolinus states that he was originally called Catilius Severus after his mother's grandfather; if so the name was early discarded.
At Snitterfield to the north, where the low wooded hills begin to rise from the valley, lived Shakespeare's grandfather and uncle.
Longfellow - which was built in1785-1786by General Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829), a soldier of the War of Independence, a representative in Congress from 1793 to 1807, and the grandfather of the poet; was given by Longfellow's sister, Mrs Anne Longfellow Pierce (1810-1901) to the Maine Historical Society; and contains interesting relics of the Wadsworth and Longfellow families, and especially of the poet himself.
But Philip Howard, the son and heir, succeeded to the ancient earldom of Arundel in 1580, on the death of his maternal grandfather, while the Lord Lumley, his uncle by marriage, surrendered to him his life interest in the castle and honour of Arundel.
This was the grandfather of the fifteenth duke, earl of Arundel, Surrey and Norfolk, and hereditary earl marshal of England.
Francis, seventh Lord Howard of Effingham, was created earl of Effingham in 1731, a title extinct in 1816 with the fourth earl, but revived again in 1837 for the eleventh baron, who had served as a general officer in the Peninsular campaign, the great-grandfather of the present peer.
On the right of the Imam's tomb is that of Abbas Mirza, grandfather of the reigning Shah.
1896), grandfather of Shah Mahommed Ali (1907).
(1862-), English statesman, was educated at Winchester and at Balliol College, Oxford, and succeeded his grandfather, the 2nd baronet, at the age of twenty.
455 by order of Valentinian III., was his grandfather, but these facts do not prove that he also had the praenomen of Flavius.
In imitation of the grandfather the grandson gave a commission to a Saxon, in whom he had confidence, to collect artists and artisans in Germany and bring them to Moscow, but he was prevented from carrying out his scheme by the Livonian Order (1547).
His grandfather, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), was ninth president of the United States.
His grandfather was Colonel William Prescott (1726-1795), who commanded at the battle of Bunker Hill; and his father was a well-known lawyer.
His grandfather was a man of ability, an enterprising merchant of London, one of the commissioners of customs under the Tory ministry during the last four years of Queen Anne, and, in the judgment of Lord Bolingbroke, as deeply versed in the " commerce and finances of England " as any man of his time.
After his grandfather, George I., became king of Great Britain and Ireland in 1714, Frederick was known as duke of Gloucester and made a knight of the Garter, having previously been betrothed to Wilhelmina Sophia Dorothea (1709-1758), daughter of Frederick William I., king of Prussia, and sister of Frederick the Great.
In the society of the members he assumed the name of "Isaac Bickerstaff," and later of "Gawin Douglas," the latter partly in memory of his maternal grandfather Douglas of Muthill (Perthshire), and partly to give point to his boast that he was a "poet sprung from a Douglas loin."
His grandfather, Antoine Louis Marie, duc de Gramont (1755-1836), had emigrated during the Revolution, and his father, Antoine Heraclius Genevieve Agenor (1789-1855), duc de Gramont and de Guiche, fought under the British flag in the Peninsular War, became a lieutenantgeneral in the French army in 1823, and in 1830 accompanied Charles X.
- one of these, the Grandfather, rises 5964 ft.; and about thirty peaks in the Unakas and in the several cross ranges exceed 6000 ft., the highest being Mount Mitchell or Mitchell Dome (6711 ft.), of the Black Mountains, a short cross range extending N.
Born in Edinburgh on the 28th of January 1784, he lost his father in 1791 and his mother in 1795; and as his grandfather regarded him with indifference, he went to reside with Henry Dundas, afterwards Viscount Melville.
Gilbert de Lafayette's father and grandfather and great-grandfather had all been brave and noble men.
Cyrus was so tall and strong and handsome that his grandfather was very proud of him.
"Indeed, grandfather, I did not forget it," answered Cyrus.
And you, grandfather, were as bad as the rest.
When Cyrus became a man, he succeeded his father as king of Persia; he also succeeded his grandfather Astyages as king of Media.
The other day Helen came across the word grandfather in a little story and asked her mother, "Where is grandfather?" meaning her grandfather.
Helen asked, and added, "I will eat grandfather for dinner."
Princess Mary had ceased taking lessons in mathematics from her father, and when the old prince was at home went to his study with the wet nurse and little Prince Nicholas (as his grandfather called him).
I cannot take him away from his grandfather, and besides...
My careful cross-referencing noted the same name listed as a wealthy grandfather of a kidnapped child who was returned after a strange tip was received.
I was culpable in contributing openly to the memory of Miss Washington and I was listed in some press accounts as the well-known grandfather of Eric when he was kidnapped last fall.
The manor was silent, except for the ticking of the grandfather clock in the foyer.
The grandfather clock in the hall ticked away the seconds and chimed.
Grandfather Ed Plotke learned Josh worked for Paul Dawkins and he wrote to Paul in California.
If they came from someone other than the man who'd supported his father and grandfather, he'd disregard the warning and have the messenger killed.
Yes. And how they got divorced, my grandfather four times over.
My grandfather was from the elite and my grandmother from the manual labor class.
I didn't train and educate you because your grandfather or someone called me.
Her wealth made it certain that he would be the richest man in France, and he determined to play a part equal to that of his great-grandfather, the regent, whom he resembled in character and debauchery.
His father and grandfather and great-grandfather had all been shepherds.
Father's father, our grandfather, wore it in all his wars.
His grandfather, who was his godfather, trembling and afraid of dropping him, carried the infant round the battered tin font and handed him over to the godmother, Princess Mary.
His grandfather had obtained from Venice an " artist " who undertook " to build churches and palaces, to cast big bells and cannons, to fire off the said cannons and to make every sort of castings very cunningly "; and with the aid of that clever Venetian he had become the proud possessor of a " cannon-house," subsequently dignified with the name of " arsenal."
One wicked witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him as a prisoner.
Henryn, mate of Maryn, father of Patin and Ellabe, grandfather of Ton.